Westside High School

Westside High School serves 1,913 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NE average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Westside High School operates within the Westside Community s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is lower than the NE state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,913 students
Westside High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Westside High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Westside High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 11:1
Westside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Westside High School American Indian (2000-2012)
Asian
2%
2%
Westside High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
16%
Westside High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
6%
Westside High School Black (1988-2012)
White
80%
71%
Westside High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Westside High School Sch Ethnicity Westside High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.25
Westside High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
34%
Westside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
9%
Westside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,964 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Westside Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed 5,964 352
Westside Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 79% 91%
Westside Community s School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $5 MM
Westside Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $5 MM
Westside Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,868 $13,761
Westside Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,043 $13,000
Westside Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Transition Program At Pva High School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Westside Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loveland Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Omaha Loveland Elementary School
    8201 Pacific St
    Omaha , NE 68114
    (402)390-6455
    0.4  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Omaha Carl A Swanson Elementary School
    8601 Harney St
    Omaha , NE 68114
    (402)390-6485
    0.6  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Omaha Sunset Hills Elementary School
    9503 Walnut St
    Omaha , NE 68124
    (402)390-6480
    0.8  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Omaha Westside Middle School
    8601 Arbor St
    Omaha , NE 68124
    (402)390-6464
    0.9  mi  |  905  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Omaha Oakdale Elementary School
    9801 West Center Rd
    Omaha , NE 68124
    (402)390-6460
    1.4  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Omaha, NE public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.09, which is lower than the Nebraska average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Omaha is Walnut Hill Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Nebraska or national school diversity statistics.